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The 2019 National Athletic Training Month theme – ATs Are Health Care – provides an opportunity to shed light on the many contributions athletic trainers have made, and continue to make, in areas such as research, innovation and patient care,...
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In continuation of the NATA’s Student Leadership Committee’s blog series, we start the year off looking at the performing arts setting. Of the many settings athletic trainers are found in, performing arts may be one of the most unique. With various...
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By Kim Diggs Every year, high school students return to school; the football season revs up, and media outlets far and wide ask the same question: Is football safe for students? In 2016, Oklahoma Athletic Trainers’ Association (OATA) decided to get...
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Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is one of the most common knee problems affecting active individuals, especially young athletes. Despite its commonality, PFP is often misunderstood and can be challenging to manage due to its complex nature. The January...
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The January NATA News features an article about the Prehospital Care Committee of the UPMC Sports Medicine's Athletic Training and Development Program in Pittsburg, which has spent the past 12 years developing and implementing an equipment athlete...